Susan brings to CNSNews.com a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined CNSNews.com in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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August 20, 2015, 8:39 AM EDT
"I want it to be so beautiful, because maybe some day they're going to call it the Trump wall. Maybe. So I have to make sure it's beautiful, right?"
August 20, 2015, 6:15 AM EDT
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 changed the nutrition requirements for school lunches and breakfasts, but the U.S. Agriculture Department says the law also gives schools the flexibility to prepare meals that are "familiar to kids from culturally diverse backgrounds."
August 19, 2015, 9:52 AM EDT
Because the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan will force states to reduce the energy derived from coal-fired power plants, the states are expected to rely more on cleaner-burning natural gas -- and that explains the EPA's new plan to reduce methane emissions.
August 19, 2015, 5:44 AM EDT
Gov. Scott Walker says he has a "solid position" on immigration, and it does not include repealing the 14th Amendment, which grants citizenship to anyone born on U.S. soil.
August 18, 2015, 8:29 AM EDT
Birthright citizenship has "constitutional underpinnings," but that doesn't mean Congress can't pass a law to end it, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) told CNN on Monday.
August 17, 2015, 9:27 AM EDT
Hillary Clinton is scheduled to testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on October 22, and "the ground rules are simple," Committee Chair Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace:
August 17, 2015, 6:50 AM EDT
"You may have seen that I recently launched a Snapchat account," Hillary Clinton told a Democratic fund-raiser in Iowa Friday night. "I love it. I love it. Those messages disappear all by themselves."
August 17, 2015, 6:08 AM EDT
Donald Trump says he would defeat ISIS by taking over the oil fields they've seized in Iraq. "We should definitely take back money for our soldiers," he told NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd on Sunday.
August 14, 2015, 11:52 AM EDT
After 39 years of service to this country, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno retired on Friday, thanking all military spouses -- and especially his wife Linda -- for helping to "make us a better Army."
August 14, 2015, 10:02 AM EDT
Both Iran and Cuba both have received "significant concessions" from President Obama, who is getting "insufficient promises" in return, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) told Fox News Thursday night.
August 14, 2015, 8:14 AM EDT
National security, violations of security clearances, and enforcing the law -- those are some of the concerns Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) raised Friday morning, when he was asked about Hillary Clinton possibly having top-secret emails on a private server that few people even knew about until months after she left her job as Secretary of State.
August 13, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT
The people of Iowa and New Hampshire "deserve more than one debate" before the Democratic primary, says former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is trying to boost his name recognition as he runs for the Democratic nomination.
August 13, 2015, 6:21 AM EDT
In retrospect, was it a mistake for the United States to invade Iraq in 2003? "I think it's very difficult to say if it was worthwhile," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno told a news conference on Wednesday
August 12, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT
A major pharmacy chain in Sweden plans to offer a range of adhesive bandages for darker skin tones as part of an effort to reduce racial discrimination, The Local, Sweden's English-language newspaper, reported on Tuesday.
August 12, 2015, 8:32 AM EDT
Former Obama White House Economist Austan Goolsbee, commenting on the recent Republican debate, said it was a "strange" and "entertaining" event, featuring unconventional candidates. He suggested that one of them, Donald Trump, is too "thin-skinned" to be president.
August 11, 2015, 11:06 AM EDT
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) says her state may sue the Environmental Protection Agency for causing an environmental disaster that will have repercussions for years to come.
August 11, 2015, 9:01 AM EDT
"I'm not able to paint a rosy picture of Ferguson. I'm saying that there have been some changes, and most of those changes were demanded by the demonstrators -- the real demonstrators, not agitators and instigators," Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) told MSNBC on Tuesday.
August 11, 2015, 7:50 AM EDT
The House Foreign Affairs Committee will consider a resolution disapproving the Iran nuclear agreement next month, but Rep. Brad Sherman, a California Democrat, told Fox News he would have preferred a different approach.
August 10, 2015, 8:28 AM EDT
"I'll support any legislation that reduces the number of abortions, so that means a 20-week abortion ban," Sen. Marco Rubio told NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd. He said that also includes abortion bans that include exceptions for rape and incest.
August 10, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT
"We have never succeeded in shrinking the size of government," Republican Carly Fiorina told "Fox News Sunday." She said she would do it.